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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, February 19

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Jon Fishman (48) Word of the Day Odious OH-dee-uhs (adjective) Deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable — dictionary.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Odious OH-dee-uhs (adjective) Deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima": The Most Reproduced and Parodied Photo in History?
    http://www.usni.org/iwo-jima-parody-photos
    See tributes and parodies of the famous photo, including one made of Legos, one carved in ice, several on “The Simpsons” and one back tattoo.
    Number to Know
    35: Number of days the Battle of Iwo Jima before American troops captured the island during World War II.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 19, 1945: U.S. Marines begin invasion of Iwo Jima, called Operation Detachment.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Jon Fishman (48)
    Daily Quote
    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt

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